Articles by Niall Browne

Competition: Win The Acclaimed LOCAL HERO On Blu-ray

Bill Forsyth’s acclaimed classic Local Hero hit blu-ray on Monday 16 September with a commentary by the mighty Mark Kermode. Movies In Focus is giving 3 lucky readers the chance to win a copy on blu-ray. The synopsis: Mac (Peter Riegert) is [...]

September 17, 2019

ELVIS UNLEASHED

Elvis Presley was (is) possibly the greatest musical artist of all time. You could argue that he helped make popular what it is today and that he defined what being a teenager is. His vocals were second to none and he had charisma which surpasses [...]

September 14, 2019

Whatcha Gonna Do? BAD BOYS FOR LIFE Trailer

Look, we probably don’t need a third Bad Boys movie – but damn, I’m going to watch it anyway. The first Michael Bay movie was slick Simpson/Bruckherimer actioner but the second film took things to another level. It was a [...]

September 7, 2019

MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019: The Full Line-Up

The 15th Mayhem Film Festival kicks-off at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema on Thursday 10 October. The festival will run until Sunday 13 and it will again unleash a mind-bending selection of horror and sci-fi movies.  Movies In Focus will again be [...]

September 3, 2019

Blu-ray Review: FLIGHT IF THE NAVIGATOR Takes Off

Flight Of The Navigator is a Spielbergian 1980s science fiction movie, which offers-up enough original ideas (and special effects) to make  it worth seeking out. Grease director Randal Kleiser’s 1986 film follows the family movie template to [...]

September 2, 2019

The Last Shall Be First & The First Last: THE OMEGA MAN

1971’s The Omega Man is the finest screen adaptation of Richard Matheson‘s I Am Legend. The dystopian sci-fi movie might differ from Matheson’s novella, but it keeps the tone and the texture of what makes the tale so good. Charlton [...]

September 1, 2019

More Titles Announced For MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The 2019 incarnation of the Mayhem Film Festival inches closer and closer. That means more and more titles are being announced for the Nottingham-based genre film festival which takes place from 10-13 October). Added to the line-up is The Gangster, [...]

August 31, 2019

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